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Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Launceston (LST)

Airfares from Tullamarine to Launceston for one-way flights were as low as AU$55 and round trip flights were AU$110 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Melbourne to Launceston Flight Information

Find the Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Launceston (LST)

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Melbourne to Launceston flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top MEL to LST routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

Melbourne to Western Junction Information

Traveling From Tullamarine
Origin Airport Melbourne
Origin Airport IATA Code MEL
Traveling To Launceston
Destination Airport Western Junction
Destination Airport IATA Code LST
Number of Airlines Serving 2
Average Flight Time 1 hours 5 mins
Direct Flight Time 1 hours 5 mins
Flight Price AU$110

FAQs about flights from Tullamarine (MEL) to Launceston (LST)

Can I take a flight from Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) to Launceston, TAS Airport (LST) right now?

If you're going from Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) to Launceston, TAS Airport (LST) and want to avoid getting caught out, check our Covid-19 Travel Advisor prior to booking. It's here you'll locate any and all important info on your destination's flying restrictions and quarantine.

How long is the flight from Tullamarine Airport to LST?

The journey from Melbourne to Launceston takes on average 1 hour and 5 minutes. Enough time to grab a cheeky bevvy and have a quick flick through a good magazine.

What airlines fly direct from Tullamarine Airport to LST?

There's no need to fret about boring stopovers or your luggage going missing. Take your pick of a handful of airlines that fly direct from MEL to Launceston, TAS Airport (LST), such as Virgin Australia and Jetstar.

What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Launceston, TAS Airport (LST) due to COVID-19?

If your travel plans to Launceston, TAS Airport (LST) have been affected by COVID-19, you may be able to make a no-change-fee cancellation and score a credit that you can use on another flight. Sign in to your Wotif account to see if your booking is eligible. If you still have questions, our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more info.

Does Wotif offer flights with flexible change policies?

Some airlines offer the option to change your Launceston, TAS Airport (LST) flight without a fee. That way, you won't get stung with extra costs — but you'll have to pay any difference between the old flight and the new one. Stress less by keeping your eye out for the "no change fees" filter when you book.

How many flights are there from Tullamarine Airport to Launceston Airport (LST)?

Whether you want to travel between MEL and LST early in the week, somewhere in the middle or even on a Sunday, it's a done deal. Suss out the 9 flights which operate on a daily basis and away you go.

If I'm planning to fly, what are some airlines that have COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules?

There are many airlines that have social distancing rules and use COVID-19 measures, including Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas. Now you can take that long overdue holiday with confidence knowing that strategies, which may include electrostatic cleaning and providing passenger masks, are in place.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Here's an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

Guess what? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you're booking early in the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it's best to get in early if June is your preferred travel month.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It's possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif's 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.

How can I save money on flights?

Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Melbourne to Launceston Flight Deals from AU$110

Considering a quick trip to Launceston, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from MEL to LST. With heaps of cheap fares from Melbourne, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

It’s easy to book flights to Launceston from Melbourne  

For a huge choice of flights, simply enter your travel dates and hit search and we’ll hunt out fantastic deals on one-way, return and multi-city airfares to Launceston from Melbourne from 10 different airlines. If you click the ‘direct flights’ box, you see flights that’ll get you to Launceston in just 1 hour(s) and 5 mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Launceston from Melbourne 

Choose from 2 flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$110 and rising to AU$151 depending on the cabin class, travel dates, and airline carrier. And if you’re up for a last-minute getaway, you can get great deals on flights from Melbourne to Launceston today!  

Find cheap airfares to Launceston from Melbourne 

Here are our insider tips for bagging a flight bargain: 

  • Look for midweek flights and late night, early morning arrival and departure times
  • Check out other airports near Melbourne and Launceston
  • Avoid peak season (prices tend to be lower in November)
  • Be flexible with your travel dates and you can usually get cheaper options  

Reasons to book your flights to Launceston from Melbourne with Wotif

Wotif is a super-easy way to find the best flight for you to Launceston. Get more bang for your buck on flight and hotel or car rental combos and download the free Wotif app to tap into exclusive deals. Book now with Wotif and have a great flight!


Great places to stay after flight from Melbourne to Launceston

Arendon Cottage
Arendon Cottage
3 out of 5
30 Russell Street, Evandale, TAS
The price is AU$133 per night from 19 Oct. to 19 Oct.
Situated in Evandale, this motel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Clarendon, Franklin House and Woolmers Estate. Christ Church Longford and Brickendon Estate are also ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (47 reviews)
"Clean and comfortable friendly owner. Great position"

Reviewed on 5 Sep. 2020

Arendon Cottage
Rural peace10 mins from Launceston
Rural peace10 mins from Launceston
17 Summit Drive, Devon Hills, TAS
Located in a rural location, this family-friendly holiday home is within 9 mi (15 km) of Kate Reed Nature Recreation Area, Centro Meadow Mews Shopping Centre ...
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Rural peace10 mins from Launceston
Relbia Lodge
Relbia Lodge
4.5 out of 5
338 Relbia Road, Relbia, TAS
Situated in Relbia, this luxury guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Josef Chromy Wines and Jinglers Creek Vineyard. Franklin House and Sharmans Wines are ...
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"A great site overlooking the lake with abundant bird life. All facilities excellent. Did not meet the manager / owner at all. This made for a slightly impersonal arrival and departure. In all other respects a very enjoyable stay."

Reviewed on 7 Apr. 2019

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Relbia Lodge
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.